This course provides you with the minimum recognised standard qualification for those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activities.
It is giving the necessary skills and knowledge to provide rescue response and life support in order to demonstrate a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction.
Price includes : lifeguard and first aid manuals, examination fees, access to the Coast to Coast online learning platform and Covid-19 PPE.
Minimum age : 16 yrs
Validity: 24 months from assessment, then 12 month annual proficiency (as long as validity has not lapsed)
-A signed declaration of 200m timed Pool swim in under 5 minutes witnessed by lifeguard/swim teacher /coach in a pool of not less than 25m (pre-course)
-You need to be able to to complete the fitness test: 100m run / 100m swim / 100m run
-To do the course you will need to be a current member of SLSGB: follow the
link to create or renew your SLSGB membership (+ £25): https://www.slsgb.org.uk/support-us/membership/
Online Zoom sessions:
Tuesday 17th May, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday 24th May, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Challaborough beach (TQ7 4HU) & Churchstow village hall (TQ7 3RD)
Sat 28th May and Sunday 29th May
8:00am to 5:00pm
What to bring
Award aims: applicable to those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activity and for surfboard hiring organisations. It aims to establish a minimum vocational standard that demonstrates a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction during a coached surf activity session undertaken in primarily wading depth water and to establish the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic rescue response and life support.
Training and assessment process: Trained and assessed throughout the course by a SLSGB trainer assessor.
- Online tests
- Physical fitness tests
- Water and beach based practical
- First aid scenarios